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Ottawa Citizen: Corel has window of opportunity to capitalize on Microsoft's woes

Apr 06, 2000, 16:59 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Hollie Shaw)

"As the software maker for a technology that rivals Microsoft's operating system, Corel Corp. looks like a surefire Canadian high-tech contender to benefit from the U.S. computer behemoth's legal woes...."

"Most analysts agree that Corel and others that make applications for Linux -- the Internet-based operating system regarded as a prime competitor for Microsoft's Windows -- could reap significant rewards while Microsoft digs itself out of a legal quagmire."

"But Corel has taken a surprisingly subdued stance following Monday's U.S. court ruling that found Microsoft guilty of antitrust practices, a decision that could lead to drastic punishment, including a breakup."

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